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6 July, 2018

New ILO report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and quantifies the extent of the care burden on women.

GENEVA (ILO news) - Investment in the care economy needs to be doubled to avert a looming global...

26 June, 2018

UN Women organized the National Conference on “Standards of Equal Representation and Participation in Politics: One Year from Local Elections”, in collaboration with the Albanian Parliament.

The Conference brought together high-level...

26 June, 2018

Tirana, June 8, 2018

1,031 persons are at risk of statelessness in Albania - mostly due to difficulties to have their nationality confirmed – according to a study that was presented today in Tirana.

The United...

22 June, 2018

Elbasan, 22 June 2018 -- The development and implementation of a national food and nutrition program through an inter-sectoral approach across the various sectors through the involvement of several actors in the public and private sphere, was the...

20 June, 2018

School Food Nutrition can be ensured by promoting from farm to school initiatives.

Tirana, 20 June 2018 – Today in a round table organized at the premises of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development were...

7 June, 2018

“Women and Men in Albania”, the most recent collection of gender statistics in the country was launched today by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and UN Women with financial support of the Austrian Development Agency. The publication...

7 June, 2018

“If Tirana had a gender, it would be a woman”, this is how the Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, addressed the municipal council when it approved the Gender Equality Action Plan. The municipal council, with 51% women’s representation, unanimously...

21 May, 2018

Brian J Williams, the UN Resident Coordinator in Albania received the Pink Embassy of Albania’s prestigious award” "30 People of the Year for LGBTI Rights in Albania”. Thirty personalities representing Parliament, Government, Civil society and...

17 May, 2018

“Yes, I am a lesbian, but I am a human being first,” this is how Briselda, a young woman from Tirana, starts telling her story for Dritare.net. She became aware of her sexual orientation ten years ago; she was only 15 at the time. She presents as...

3 May, 2018

In its first session of 2018, the National Tripartite Labour Council celebrates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and adopts the Tripartite Action Plan for Effective Social Dialogue

On 26-27 April, within the EU...